World broken in stage 1.1

Thomas Nystrom thn at
Wed Aug 11 02:13:03 PDT 2004

Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
> Trying to set MAKEOBJDIRPREFIX in /etc/make.conf and attempting to buildworld
> RELENG_4 on a 4.x machine similarly fails right away.
> The reason I'm writing this email is that I'm really interested in
> reproducing the case where it could have possible worked before.  Any help
> on your side would be highly appreciated.
> The only case that I know of this could have worked (tested) is if make(1)
> was instructed to prefer the MAKEOBJDIRPREFIX environment variable over a
> global one, with ``make -E MAKEOBJDIRPREFIX''.  Then setting MAKEOBJDIRPREFIX
> in /etc/make.conf works.

I have been using 'MAKEOBJDIRPREFIX?= /home/obj' (or similair) in
/etc/make.conf for quite a long time now. NOTE: it must be '?='. I have
used it on both 4.x and 5.x (latest 5.2.1-R).


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